Warm Spinach Salad with Capers & Mushrooms

Warm Spinach Salad with Capers & Mushrooms

We love Friday night Pizza at our house. But instead of getting take-out we enjoy making our own. That way we save on the budget and can load it up with all sorts of veggies and great ingredients! I also like to pair it with a yummy salad to bump up my veggies! I made...
Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai

Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai

I LOVE Pad Thai, but it’s high in the starch department and low in the veg. My solution? Spaghetti squash Pad Thai! I was given a recipe for this a year or so ago and as per usual I tweaked it. Here is my tweaked version! Start to finish cook time is 30 minutes....
Roasted Pears with Cheater Candied Pecans

Roasted Pears with Cheater Candied Pecans

Looking for a yummy dessert that is nourishing for the body (and soul)? I took 1/2 a roasted pear and served it with cheater candied pecans, chopped dates & coconut “ice cream” then drizzled with maple syrup. The oooohs and aaaahhhs were loud and while...
Awesomesauce (for real)

Awesomesauce (for real)

My mom’s spaghetti sauce is delicious. It is sweet & thick & awesome. It’s sadly also loaded with sugar in the form of ketchup & chili sauce. I’ve been working on this for a while…and finally nailed it! 8 servings (approx 1 1/2 C)...
Funky Monkey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Funky Monkey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Treats are part of a healthy lifestyle in my books. But if I can find a way to make it a little more nutrient dense (without sacrificing taste), then hey, why not! Here’s a new recipe that I concocted on a Friday night when I felt like a chocolate chip cookie!...